Once upon a Decade: Tales of the Fifties

Once upon a Decade: Tales of the Fifties

by Clark Zlotchew
     
 

The narratives in this collection paint a picture of the 1950s. Many of the elements of this culture will repel: racism, sexism and homophobia, for example. Yet this was an era in which neither the threat of terrorism nor the scourge of AIDS existed for the average American. These stories deal with love and death, triumphs and defeats, adolescent angst and the

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The narratives in this collection paint a picture of the 1950s. Many of the elements of this culture will repel: racism, sexism and homophobia, for example. Yet this was an era in which neither the threat of terrorism nor the scourge of AIDS existed for the average American. These stories deal with love and death, triumphs and defeats, adolescent angst and the tension between ethnicity and assimilation. Some present adventure on the high seas as well as a glimpse of Havana night life on the eve of the Castro Revolution.

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781935361183
Publisher:
Comfort Publishing, LLC
Publication date:
07/01/2010
Pages:
170
Product dimensions:
5.40(w) x 8.40(h) x 0.40(d)

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